Matt Hansen, 38, is currently in police custody after St. Charles County Police allegedly found child pornography on his personal computer. The seventh grade math teacher at Fort Zumwalt West Middle School fled to Van Buren County, Iowa, shortly before his arrest and had to be talked out of jumping ... More >>
Strange Folk: More than 150 vendors from around the country purveying indie crafts from jewelry to one-of-a-kind stuffed animals to unique leather masks, as well as assorted foodstuffs. Sat., Sept. 24; Sun., Sept. 25, free admission. O'Fallon Community Park, 401 E. Fifth St., O'Fallon, www.strangefo ... More >>
This is part one of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Casey Shiller of Jilly's Cupcake Bar. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Shiller, will be posted on Friday.
Emily WassermanOn a sweltering afternoon during Labor Day weekend, Gut Check stopped ... More >>
O'Fallon or bust!Gentlemen, start your jalopies! Then head over yonder to O'Fallon, Missouri, where next month the town will host its first-ever Ugly Pickup Truck Contest. Why such an event? Is it that O'Fallon is awash in ugly trucks? "Oh, no, that's not the case," O'Fallon's director of public ... More >>
The parents of Elliot Bennett, like the parents of many autistic children, want their child in a regular classroom. Inclusion's the trend -- and a federal mandate. But most schools aren't
ready to make room.